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Sharing the wisdom of the Medicine Bag

Sharing the wisdom of the Medicine Bag

A collaboration with Shakti Jewelry and Shelly Wright, a local indigenous artist and her Cree Tribe Let me introduce you to Shelly, the insane talent behind our one of a kind medicine bags. I want to keep the tradition of the medicine bag alive and authentic while sharing it’s wisdom...
Gemstone Uses and Properties

Gemstone Uses and Properties

For thousands of years, crystals have been worn for their spiritual, emotional and physical purposes. At Shakti Jewelry, we use the healing properties, powers and spiritual meaning of gemstones and crystals. We are all interconnected and we are all in this together. I want you to experience presence, awakening, and...
Crystal Cleansing with the Full Moon

Crystal Cleansing with the Full Moon

Our jewelry and crystals absorb energy from our environment. The full moon is a powerful time to cleanse your crystals and set new intentions and intentionally let go of what no longer serves you. There are many ways to cleanse your crystals and gems, but one of my favorite ways...
The Chakras

The Chakras

Most of us have heard of the Chakras with the surge of Yoga in the West. A chakra is a wheel of energy within the body and there are 7 major chakras that align with the spine. The first chakra is at the base of the spine and they run...
Sustainability

Sustainability

By Lela Iselin and Sarah Bowker  At the house of Shakti we work with different cultures and artisans around the planet to help them preserve their art form and traditions. We believe in the beauty and vibrational power of handmade jewelry. Much of jewelry making in the current jewelry market is...
Mantra

Mantra

By Sarah Bowker The Shakti Mantra line is inspired by what happens when we focus on the things that inspire our lives and what truly makes us happy. The word Mantra can be broken up into 2 words. Man which means “Mind” and Tra which means the “vehicle”. Mantra can be used...
Meeting Spirit Halfway

Meeting Spirit Halfway

By Lela Iselin, co-creator of the Shakti Medicine bags Studying with three shamanic healing tribes in South America and Mexico, the Shipibo’s, the Querro’s and the Huichal’s for many years, I was struck by how each of these tribes were not only highly in tune with their surroundings, nature and...
Harnessing the Wisdom of many cultures: The “modern” medicine bag

Harnessing the Wisdom of many cultures: The “modern” medicine bag

By Lela Iselin and Sarah Bowker At the house of Shakti, we feel it is time to wake up the ancient tradition of the medicine bag. The medicine bag is used it as a tool to heighten your intuition, power and love in ways that are personally relevant. The medicine bag...